Baidu, China’s most dominant search engine released a new Internet browser on Monday for mobile devices running on Android operating system. This new android mobile browser allows users to play Web games and watch videos without a media player.
Li Mingyuan, the general manager of Mobile & Cloud Computing division of Baidu Inc. announced the new mobile browser at its annual developer conference in Beijing today. According to Li, the baidu browser is almost 20 percent faster, on average, than previously available mobile browsers.
Having control of the browser will help Baidu drive more traffic through its own search engine, while also offering more control over the quality of the user experience, Li Mingyuan said.
There are almost 100,000 applications available in the market and all can be run through the baidu mobile browser without installing additional software. This great feature allows users to run their favorite applications without consuming memory on the handset. The all new Baidu mobile browser will compete with UCWeb Inc’s UC Browser, Google Inc’s Chrome and default Android browser.
The new Baidu android browser is available for download in both English and Chinese languages. It supports all android devices that comes with Android 2.2 and higher versions.